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White County EOC
Tuesday January 11th, 2011 :: 08:57 a.m. EST

Advisory

Freezing Rain Advisory in effect for White County area thru 12Noon.

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
853 AM EST TUE JAN 11 2011

...FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FREEZING FOG EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO
TUESDAY MORNING ACROSS NORTH GEORGIA...

THE WINTER STORM THAT IMPACTED NORTH AND MOST OF CENTRAL GEORGIA
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY IS MOVING NORTHWARD ALONG THE ATLANTIC
COAST. HOWEVER...SHALLOW ARCTIC AIR AND ABUNDANT LOW-LEVEL
MOISTURE COMBINED WITH SNOW AND SLEET COVERED GROUND IN MUCH OF
NORTH GEORGIA IS RESULTING IN FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FREEZING FOG.
TEMPERATURES WILL STRUGGLE TO GET ABOVE FREEZING ACROSS MOST OF
NORTH GEORGIA. ANY ADDITIONAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LIMITED TO
ONE TENTH OF AN INCH OR LESS. BRIDGES...OVERPASSES... AND ELEVATED
OBJECTS WILL BE MOST PRONE TO THE ICE ACCUMULATION. ANYONE
PLANNING TRAVEL TODAY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR VERY POOR DRIVING
CONDITIONS. USE EXTREME CAUTION AND ALLOW CONSIDERABLE EXTRA TIME
TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

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DADE-WALKER-CATOOSA-WHITFIELD-MURRAY-FANNIN-GILMER-UNION-TOWNS-
CHATTOOGA-GORDON-PICKENS-DAWSON-LUMPKIN-WHITE-FLOYD-BARTOW-
CHEROKEE-FORSYTH-HALL-BANKS-JACKSON-MADISON-POLK-PAULDING-COBB-
NORTH FULTON-GWINNETT-BARROW-CLARKE-OCONEE-OGLETHORPE-WILKES-
HARALSON-CARROLL-DOUGLAS-SOUTH FULTON-DEKALB-ROCKDALE-WALTON-
NEWTON-MORGAN-GREENE-TALIAFERRO-HEARD-COWETA-FAYETTE-CLAYTON-
SPALDING-HENRY-BUTTS-JASPER-PUTNAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CALHOUN...DAHLONEGA...CLEVELAND...
ROME...CARTERSVILLE...GAINESVILLE...MARIETTA...ATLANTA...
LAWRENCEVILLE...ATHENS...CARROLLTON...DOUGLASVILLE...EAST POINT...
DECATUR...CONYERS...COVINGTON...NEWNAN...PEACHTREE CITY...GRIFFIN
853 AM EST TUE JAN 11 2011

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST TODAY...

THE FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
TODAY...FOR AREAS NORTH OF A LINE FROM FRANKLIN...TO EATONTON...
TO WASHINGTON.

PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH
THE MORNING HOURS TODAY...RESULTING IN ADDITIONAL LIGHT
ACCUMULATIONS OF ICE ON ROADS AND HIGHWAYS. ROADS REMAIN SNOW
AND...OR SLEET COVERED AND THE ADDITIONAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL
SIMPLY AGGRAVATE THE SITUATION.

THE MAJOR WINTER STORM THAT STRUCK SUNDAY AND MONDAY HAS MADE
TRAVEL DIFFICULT ACROSS MUCH OF NORTH GEORGIA AND PARTS OF
CENTRAL GEORGIA. TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES MAY LINGER THROUGH TUESDAY
AS TEMPERATURES ARE GENERALLY EXPECTED TO REMAIN AT OR BELOW
FREEZING DURING THE MORNING HOURS. ALTHOUGH THIS FREEZING RAIN
ADVISORY IS SET TO EXPIRE AT NOON...ROAD CONDITIONS WILL STILL
REMAIN TREACHEROUS. IN ADDITION... ICE ACCUMULATION ON TREES AND
POWER LINES MAY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES. STAY TUNED TO LOCAL MEDIA
FOR ANY INFORMATION ON ROADWAYS AND CLOSINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

Address/Location
White County EOC
1241 Helen Hwy
Cleveland, GA 30528

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 706-865-9500

White County Emergency Operations
Operations
ema@whitecounty.net
706-865-0911

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